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Re: Dependencies on shared libs, news and difference between archs

On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 00:15:10 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 06:09:42AM +0300, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > For libraries with versioned symbols, just checking for the needed
> > version nodes should be enough, and I'd say that adding symbols to
> > a previously existing version node or breaking their ABI is broken,
> > and something that we should not tolerate.
> Huh?  Adding new symbols without adding new version nodes doesn't break
> anything of substance, so why would you say this is "broken"?

I'd say it's conceptually broken, although it was probably missleading
to present those two cases as if they had the same severity.


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